Maria Menounos

American model Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, and television presenter known in America for her appearances as a correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece.
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Biography
Maria Menounos's personal information overview.
Birthday
08 June 1978
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Maria Menounos blames 'bullying' and toxic environment for contributing to brain tumor
Fox News - 2 months
Maria Menounos is coming clean about her health.
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Maria Menounos shares post-surgery video
CNN - 2 months
Six months after undergoing brain surgery, former co-anchor of "E! News" Maria Menounos shares a video taken 24 hours after the life-saving procedure.
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Maria Menounos laughed in disbelief at brain-tumor diagnosis
LATimes - 7 months
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Maria Menounos shares recovery update following brain tumor battle
ABC News - 7 months
The TV host shared a recovery update for fans on her Instagram.
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Maria Menounos Opens Up About Continuing IVF After Brain Tumor Surgery
Huffington Post - 8 months
The TV host has described IVF as "exhausting, physically and mentally."
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Maria Menounos leaving E! following brain tumor surgery
CBS News - 8 months
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Maria Menounos battles brain tumor, steps down from E! News
Reuters.com - 8 months
E! News host Maria Menounos is leaving her job after she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and underwent surgery last month that removed almost all of the golf-ball sized tumor. Colette Luke reports.
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Maria Menounos Stepping Down From 'E! News' After Brain Tumor Surgery
Huffington Post - 8 months
Menounos said doctors were able to remove 99 percent of the benign growth.
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Lights, cameras, lint brushes: On the red carpet at the Beverly Hills Dog Show, the stars shed
LATimes - 10 months
Maria Menounos stood on the red carpet, a team of stylists prepping her before the cameras rolled. One handler shielded the E! host's eyes as he doused her with hairspray; another powdered the shine off her nose. “Here, honey,” a man said, handing Menounos a lint roller. She brushed it down her...
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Celebrities Coming Out of the Infertility Closet
Huffington Post - about 1 year
When I was going through fertility treatment, "E! News" anchor Giuliana Rancic and the first "Apprentice" winner, Bill Rancic, had a reality show called, Giuliana And Bill. On it, they shared their experience with In Vitro Fertilization, miscarriage and the emotional rollercoaster one in six go through to conceive. At the time, I didn't watch the show as I felt I was already living it but I had great respect for their openness. The show shined a light on infertility issues but on a personal level, it helped my mother gain insight into my life so she could better support me. Lately, there seems to be a growing amount of celebrities that are sharing their path (or rocky road depending) on trying to have a baby. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have recently opened up about their experience with IVF and the use of pre-genetic screening (PGS) to have their daughter, Luna. John Legend was quoted as saying, "People shouldn't be ashamed of their fertility struggles" and I think so many who h...
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Jolie-Pitt divorce: We may never know the whole story
Reuters.com - over 1 year
E! News co-host Maria Menounos thinks we may never know the whole story behind Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce. Rough Cut - (no reporter narration)
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Maria Menounos reveals mother's brain tumor battle
Fox News - over 1 year
Maria Menounos shared on Instagram that her mother is battling a brain tumor.
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Celebrities Celebrate Fourth Of July With Some Fun In The Sun
Huffington Post - over 1 year
For many people, the July Fourth holiday weekend is the perfect time for barbecues, beach days, fireworks and a whole lot of red, white and blue. Celebrities, of course, are no exception.  This weekend, Hollywood's biggest stars -- like Chrissy Teigen, Emma Roberts, Lucy Hale and Taylor Swift and her squad -- celebrated the U.S. of A surrounded by friends, food and the shining sun.   Check out their weekend snaps below: Chrissy Teigen jumped in a pool in the Hamptons Hashtag cant swim #cantswim #REVOLVEinthehamptons #cravingsBBQ @revolve A photo posted by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on Jul 4, 2016 at 7:34am PDT John Legend was there, too ☀️☀️☀️ #REVOLVEinthehamptons A photo posted by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on Jul 4, 2016 at 8:07am PDT Ariel Winter got cheeky at the beach Will always look back at this #4thofjuly #fireworks #family #friends #beach A photo posted by...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maria Menounos
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 37
    On March 9, 2016, Undergaro proposed to her live on The Howard Stern Show, and Menounos accepted.
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    In 2016, Menounos appeared in one episode of the WWE Network's Swerved and was a backstage interviewer for SummerSlam.
  • 2014
    Age 35
    On August 17, 2014, Menounos was seen at the SummerSlam pay-per-view, appearing in the crowd and later in a backstage segment with Stephanie McMahon, who accepted Menounos's challenge for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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    In 2014, she won a Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program for her work on Extra.
    On March 18, 2014, Menounos's reality-TV series Chasing Maria Menounos premiered on the Oxygen Network.
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    Menounos also maintains AfterBuzzTV, an online entertainment network she founded with partner Keven Undergaro. for which she was named the 2014 CES Entertainment Matters Ambassador.
    She has hosted the WWE Hall of Fame red carpet pre-show for three years in a row, in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
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  • 2013
    Age 34
    On August 18, 2013 at Summerslam Axxess, she team up with Natalya to defeat Brie Bella and Eva Marie.
    On April 6, 2013, at Madison Square Garden, Menounos inducted Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • 2012
    Age 33
    Despite legitimately suffering two cracked ribs during practice for Dancing with the Stars before the match, Menounos and Kelly were successful in defeating Phoenix and Eve on April 1, 2012, at WrestleMania, with Menounos pinning Phoenix for the win.
  • 2011
    Age 32
    On December 11, 2011, at WWE Tribute to the Troops, Menounos returned and teamed with Alicia Fox, Eve Torres, and Kelly Kelly to defeat the team of The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki) and The Divas of Doom (Beth Phoenix and Natalya) where Menounos got the win for her team by pinning Phoenix.
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  • 2010
    Age 31
    She acted as the Masters of Ceremony for the First Annual Los Angeles CureSearch Walk for Children's Cancer held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on October 24, 2010.
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  • 2009
    Age 30
    Menounos is a long-time WWE fan and has made several appearances with the promotion. Menounos's first appearance came on October 12, 2009, when Menounos joined Nancy O'Dell in guest hosting WWE Raw.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2008
    Age 29
    Menounos appeared on the 2008 Knight Rider series episode "Fly By Knight", which aired on February 11, 2009 where she played a DEA agent who is in charge of investigating a plane crash.
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    In November 2008, when Richard Belzer fell ill, she filled in as host for the North Shore Animal League's Dogcatemy Celebrity Gala, which takes place at NYC's Capitale.
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    On July 13, 2008, Menounos starred in the celebrity softball game at Yankee Stadium in New York.
    In May 2008, she played in the AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Huntington Beach Open, but was eliminated in the qualifying round.
    In 2008, she had a role in the movie Tropic Thunder, and in the same year became the first (and to date the only) journalist to interview the entire Obama family as a whole.
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    In 2008, she became the host of Hollywood Green on the Planet Green network.
  • 2007
    Age 28
    From December 17 to December 20, 2007, Menounos hosted the reality game show miniseries Clash of the Choirs.
    In 2007, Menounos continued in her run as international spokesperson doing print and television commercials for Pantene hair products as well as print ads for New York & Company.
    On April 27, 2007, Menounos starred in Kickin' It Old Skool.
  • 2006
    Age 27
    In 2006, Menounos appeared in the music video for "A Public Affair" by Jessica Simpson.
    Menounos also appeared on the Scrubs episode "My Extra Mile", which aired in May 2006 where she is attracted to John Dorian because she likes his hair.
    Menounos presented the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest (along with Greek singer Sakis Rouvas) that took place in Athens.
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  • 2005
    Age 26
    Her likeness and voice was featured in the 2005 Electronic Arts video game, From Russia with Love as Eva Adara, Red Grant's henchwoman, which stars Sean Connery as James Bond.
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    In the summer of 2005, she appeared in the comic book film Fantastic Four, where she played a nurse who is romanced by the Human Torch, played by Chris Evans.
  • 2004
    Age 25
    In 2004, Menounos appeared in an episode of the UPN series One on One as Glenda, an eccentric, self-proclaimed "Fairy Godmother to the Stars".
  • 2003
    Age 24
    In 2003, Menounos appeared on the November 30 episode of Punk'd where she was one of many celebrities caught in the awkward and embarrassing "Red Carpet Interviews".
  • 2002
    Age 23
    Entertainment Tonight hired Menounos as a correspondent in 2002, where she reported on movies, music, and fashion.
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  • 2001
    Age 22
    During her senior year at Emerson, Menounos worked as a reporter for Channel One News. For her 10-minute segments, she traveled to El Salvador to report on the 2001 El Salvador earthquakes, interviewed NATO aircrew members aboard an E-3 AWACS plane during the military alliance's Operation Eagle Assist, and interviewed President George W. Bush.
  • 2000
    Age 21
    Menounos attended Boston's Emerson College, where she participated in the organization Emerson Independent Video. She graduated from Emerson in 2000.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1995
    Age 16
    In 1995, Menounos began to compete in beauty pageants.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1978
    Born
    Born on June 8, 1978.
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